The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 97 99 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.22% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 22
Average salary £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1690 1643 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 94.59% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1339 1960
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 £60,000 -
Chester +2 1 £70,000 -
Warrington -20 1 £60,000 +29.72%
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 28 (44.44%) SOA
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (30.16%) Finance
4 18 (28.57%) N-Tier
5 17 (26.98%) Migration
5 17 (26.98%) Data Migration
6 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (22.22%) HL7
7 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 14 (22.22%) SMS
8 13 (20.63%) Advertising
9 12 (19.05%) Banking
10 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (17.46%) Degree
10 11 (17.46%) Java
11 10 (15.87%) J2EE
11 10 (15.87%) UML
12 8 (12.70%) DB2
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle
12 8 (12.70%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
14 6 (9.52%) Mainframe
14 6 (9.52%) .NET
14 6 (9.52%) COBOL
14 6 (9.52%) CICS
15 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (7.94%) SOAP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) CICS
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) SMS
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) SSH
3 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.70%) DB2
4 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.59%) Aptana Studio
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Advertising
3 12 (19.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) J2EE
2 6 (9.52%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) SOAP
4 4 (6.35%) EJB
5 3 (4.76%) JDBC
5 3 (4.76%) JSP
5 3 (4.76%) JMS
5 3 (4.76%) Middleware
5 3 (4.76%) JNDI
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) RESTful
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) CSS3
7 1 (1.59%) Java EE
7 1 (1.59%) JSON
7 1 (1.59%) CSS
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
7 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
1 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.17%) OS/400
2 2 (3.17%) zOS
2 2 (3.17%) SUSE
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) AIX
2 2 (3.17%) HPUX
2 2 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) SOA
2 17 (26.98%) Migration
2 17 (26.98%) Data Migration
3 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (15.87%) UML
6 8 (12.70%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.35%) Business Development
9 4 (6.35%) EAI
9 4 (6.35%) Content Management
10 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) COBOL
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) CCA
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) NCIE
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.59%) MCTS
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) EMC
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) NetApp
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.76%) Symantec
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Juniper
4 2 (3.17%) BMC
4 2 (3.17%) CA
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Brocade
5 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.59%) Isilon
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) CommVault
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